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DáMon Martell Bethel

January 30, 1988 ~ August 2, 2017 (age 29)

DáMon Martell Bethel 29, resident of South Bend, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. DáMon was born on January 30, 1988 to the union of Steven Bethel Sr. and Marsha A. Duckworth.

At an early age, DáMon accepted Christ as his personal Savior. He attended Washington High School. DáMon held many jobs as a general laborer. DáMon had a great sense of humor.  He loved to have fun and made everyone laugh. DáMon also loved to play basketball. The loves of his life were his children and family.

DáMon is survived by his parents Ms. Marsha A. Duckworth of South Bend and Mr. Steven Bethel, Sr., of Michigan City, IN; step-father, George Maher; three daughters, KáMarre Kennedy Monea Crawford-Bethel and KáMya Leah Anntionette Crawford-Bethel, both of South Bend; DáMyra Shavon Gregory-Bethel of Indianapolis, IN; one son, DáMon RaShaun Michael Bethel of South Bend; and a special friend, Janaya Phillips of South Bend. DáMon is also survived by two sisters, Rakeesha Danielle Ren’ee Lane and Delise Bethel-Onone, both of South Bend; three brothers, Steven (Carchelle) Bethel, RaShaun D. Lane, and Jeron Maher, all of South Bend and TáVarius Bethel of Indianapolis; maternal grandparents, Brenda G. Ivory of South Bend and Joseph Duckworth, Jr., of Cleveland, OH; paternal grandparents, Eldrena Chism-Adams of Louisville, KY, and Curtis and Georgia Bethel, Sr., of South Bend; paternal great-grandmother, Ardilia Chism; maternal aunts, Dominique Becker, JoVonda Duckworth, Jocelyn Duckworth, all of Cleveland, OH, and Alesia Ivory-Fluelen of South Bend; maternal uncles, Maurice (Cynthia) Burton of South Bend; Mark Duckworth of Las Vegas, NV; Roderick (Sharleen) Ivory, Eric (Julie) Ivory, and Dennis Jones, all of South Bend; paternal aunts, Kimberly L. (Donnie E.) Chism-Tucker, Renae Y. Adams, and Shannon F. (James) Robinson, all of Louisville, KY; Corrie Bethel of Indianapolis, IN; paternal uncles, Michael (Robin) Greer, Douglas H. Adams III, Mike Adams, and Curtis Bethel, Jr. DáMon also leaves behind a host of great-aunts, great-uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

DáMon was preceded in death by maternal great-grandparents, Jessie Jr. and Icylee Lottie, Joseph and Nora Duckworth, Thomas B. Adams, Sarah Adams-Curry, Douglas Jr., and Eldrige L. Chism, Sr.

Funeral services for DáMon will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 101 N. Adams Street, South Bend. Pastor André McGhee will officiate. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00pm on Friday at the church prior to the service.

Palmer Funeral Home – West Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the Bethel family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
August 11, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church
101 N. Adams Street
South Bend, IN 46628

Funeral Service
Friday
August 11, 2017

1:00 PM
Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church
101 N. Adams Street
South Bend, IN 46628


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